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Grupo Aeromexico Reports 3.9 Percent Increase in Demand for July 2013

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MEXICO CITY, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest global airline in Mexico, reports operating statistics for July 2013.

Grupo Aeromexico's demand in July 2013 increased 3.9% year-on-year; the most significant monthly growth rate reported thus far this year. The total number of passengers transported increased by 3.2% year-on-year, reaching one million 475 thousand passengers during July 2013 which is also the most passengers transported in a month in Aeromexico's history. Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), increased 0.4% year-on-year. The June load factor was therefore 86.2%; a 2.8 percentage point increase, year-on-year.

Year to date, Aeromexico has reached 90.5% on-time departure performance; an 11.8 percentage point improvement, year-on-year.

 


 July 


 YTD July 


2013

2012

 Var 


2013

2012

 Var 









 RPK's (itinerary + charter, millions) 








 Domestic 

919

903

1.7%


5,251

5,505

-4.6%

 International 

1,512

1,437

5.2%


8,566

8,073

6.1%

 Total 

2,430

2,340

3.9%


13,817

13,578

1.8%









 ASK's (itinerary + charter, millions) 








 Domestic 

1,122

1,127

-0.5%


7,276

7,404

-1.7%

 International 

1,713

1,697

1.0%


10,837

10,091

7.4%

 Total 

2,835

2,824

0.4%


18,114

17,495

3.5%









 Load Factor (itinerary, %) 



p.p.




p.p.

 Domestic 

82.3

80.3

2.0


72.3

74.4

-2.1

 International 

88.7

85.4

3.3


79.3

80.3

-1.0

 Total 

86.2

83.4

2.8


76.5

77.8

-1.3









 Passengers (itinerary + charter, thousands) 








 Domestic 

1,016

1,002

1.4%


6,038

6,290

-4.0%

 International 

459

427

7.5%


2,513

2,317

8.5%

 Total 

1,475

1,429

3.2%


8,551

8,607

-0.7%









 Performance   (%) 



p.p.




p.p.

 On-time Departure within 15 min  

85.0

67.9

17.1


90.5

78.7

11.8

The information included within this report has not been audited and does not provide information on the Company's future performance. Aeromexico's future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period's performance or its year-over-year comparison will be an indicator of similar future performance.

Glossary:

  • "RPKs" Revenue Passenger Kilometers represent one revenue-passenger transported one kilometer. This includes itinerary and charter flights. The total RPKs equals the number of revenue-passengers transported multiplied by the total distance flown.
  • "ASKs" Available Seat Kilometers represent the number of available seats multiplied by the distance flown. This metric is an indicator of the airline's capacity. It equals one seat offered for one kilometer, whether or not the seat is used.
  • "Load Factor" equals the number of passengers transported as a percentage of the number of seats offered. It is a measure of the airline's capacity utilization. This metric takes into account the total passengers transported and total seats available in itinerary flights.
  • "Passengers" refers to the total number of passengers transported by the airline.
  • "On-time Departure performance" is based on the number of Grupo Aeromexico flights departing within 15 minutes of scheduled time.

About Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. Ltd., is a holding company with subsidiaries that are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico as well as the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. The Company has a fleet of Boeing 777, 767, 737 and the latest models of Embraer 145, 170 and 190. Grupo Aeromexico began an important expansion plan 2011 which includes the incorporation of 20 new aircraft and properties over the next 24 months. In 2012, Aeromexico announced that it signed a letter of intent to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft, 90 Boeing 737 MAX and 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner; the largest investment program in Mexican aviation history.

Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City International Airport. The Group's airlines operate more than 600 daily flights to different cities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, as well as Europe and Asia.

Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance comprised of the following 19 airlines: Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, TAROM Romanian Air Transport, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Air. SkyTeam offers all partner airline passengers a large global network with more destinations and frequencies, and improved connectivity. Passengers can accrue and redeem miles with the different partners' loyalty programs and enjoy the convenience provided at 525 airport lounges worldwide. SkyTeam offers its 552 million annual passengers more than 15,000 daily flights to 1,000 destinations in 187 countries.

SOURCE Grupo Aeromexico



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